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Those who work to bring you UMS performances every year.

Staff

Administration & Finance

Matthew VanBesien
President
734-647-1174
mvanb@umich.edu
Carmen Rodriguez
Vice President, Finance and Administration
734-936-1459
carmenj@umich.edu
Jessica Adamczyk
Executive Assistant to the President
734-647-1172
jadamcz@umich.edu
Patricia Hayes
Finance Manager
734-615-6591
triciah@umich.edu
John Peckham
Information Systems Manager
734-764-8443
johnp@umich.edu
Anna Simmons
Systems Specialist
734-615-9579
asimm@umich.edu

Patron Services Office

Christina Bellows
Director, Patron Services
734-647-1168
cbellows@umich.edu
Victoria Spain
Front of House Assistant Manager
734-615-9398
vspain@umich.edu
Anné Renforth
Ticket Services Assistant Manager
734-615-0581
arenfo@umich.edu
Rochelle Clark
Ticket Services Associate
734-647-4010
rpcla@umich.edu
Bridget Kojima
Group Sales and Promotions Associate
734-763-3100
blkojima@umich.edu
Olivia Johnson
Patron Services Assistant
734-764-2538
oajohns@umich.edu
Michael Woo
Patron Services Assistant
734-764-2538
mtaewoo@umich.edu
Martha Henzy
Patron Services Assistant
734-764-2538
mhenzy@umich.edu
Jacob Rogers
Patron Services Assistant
734-764-2538
jawroger@umich.edu

Development

Ryan Davis
Vice President and Chief Development Officer
734-647-0105
ryanedav@umich.edu
Susan Bozell Craig
Associate Director of Development, Corporate Sponsorships and Major Gifts
734-647-1176
sbozell@umich.edu
Margaret “Marnie” Reid
Associate Director of Development, Major Gifts and Planned Giving
734-647-1178
marnreid@umich.edu
Rachelle Michelon
Annual Giving Manager
734-647-1175
ralesko@umich.edu
Lisa Michiko Murray
Associate Director of Development, Foundation & Government Relations
734-615-6592
lmmurray@umich.edu
Will Smith
Assistant Manager, Major Gifts
734-647-8009
wmlsmith@umich.edu
Amanda Slaybaugh
Development Associate
734-647-8009
aslaybau@umich.edu

Education & Community Engagement

Terri Park
Interim Vice President, Education and Community Engagement / K-12 Programs Manager
734-615-0122
tepark@umich.edu
Christina Mozumdar
Education and Community Engagement Programs Manager
734-764-4805
cjmoz@umich.edu
Maddy Wildman
Education and Community Engagement Programs Manager
734-764-3903
mwildman@umich.edu

Marketing & Communications

Sara Billmann
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
734-763-0611
sarabill@umich.edu
Mallory Shea
Marketing & Media Relations Manager
734-647-4020
mschirr@umich.edu
Eric Woodhams
Senior Manager of Digital Media
734-615-6590
ewoodham@umich.edu

Production / Programming

Michael J. Kondziolka
Vice President, Programming and Production
734-763-4578
mkond@umich.edu
Jeffrey Beyersdorf
Production Director
734-615-4285
jrbeyers@umich.edu
Alex Gay
Assistant Production Manager
734-615-9399
alextgay@umich.edu
Anne Grove
Artist Services Manager
734-764-9187
aegrove@umich.edu
Mary Roeder
Programming Manager
734-615-4077
mbroeder@umich.edu
Mark Jacobson
Senior Programming Manager
734-764-9906
mjaco@umich.edu

Choral Union

Scott Hanoian
Music Director and Conductor
scottph@umich.edu
Kathleen Operhall
Chorus Manager
734-763-8997
kio@umich.edu

For questions about your ticket order, or general inquiries: umstix@umich.edu
For information about group discounts: umsgroupsales@umich.edu

For questions about youth performances and other K-12 programs: umsyouth@umich.edu

For questions about ushering at UMS performances: fohums@umich.edu

For questions about making a gift to UMS: umsgiving@umich.edu

To request a UMS ticket donation for an upcoming community auction or event, please fill out our online request form: https://ums.requestitem.com/

Board of Directors

Tim Petersen, Chair
Rachel Bendit, Vice Chair
Christopher Conlin, Secretary
Lisa D. Cook, Treasurer

Karen Bantel
Mary Lincoln Campbell
Mark Clague
Monique Deschaine
Tiffany L. Ford
Alec Gallimore
Katherine Goldberg
Linda Gregerson
Stephen Henderson
Ibrahim Jarjoura
Timothy B. Johnson
Barbara Kaye
Christina Kim
Timothy Lynch
Timothy G. Marshall
Michael C. Martin
Sarah Nicoli
Knut Simonsen
Versell Smith, Jr.
Linh Song
Gail Ferguson Stout
Victor J. Strecher
Karen Jones Stutz
Rob VanRenterghem
Brian Willen

Ex-officio Members:

David Gier, Dean, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, U-M
Kevin Hegarty, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, U-M
Martin Philbert, Provost, U-M
Mark Schlissel, President, U-M
Jeanice Kerr Swift, Superintendent of Ann Arbor Public Schools

Representatives to the Board:

Zita Gillis, UMS Ambassadors Chair
Tom Kinnear, UMS Sustaining Directors
Bruce Tuchman, UMS National Council Co-Chair

Ambassadors

If you are passionate about the arts and would like to connect deeply with UMS, Ambassadors may be a great match for you.

Over 35 members of the UMS Ambassadors work to increase awareness of and participation in UMS programs through assisting UMS staff with projects and special events, ushering at UMS school-day performances, hosting unique community events, helping to creating partnerships with various U-M and community groups, and providing support to UMS in countless other ways. UMS Ambassadors are the champions of UMS’s community engagement mission.

Zita Gillis, Chair
Elena Snyder, Vice-Chair
Deanne Woodruff, Secretary
Cathy King, Treasurer
William Shell, Past Chair

Lisa Armstrong
Arlene Barnes
Astrid Beck
Elaine Bennett
Richard Chang
Mike Dergis
Sharon Peterson Dort
Wenli Frisch
Janet Galardi Popper
Rey Goicochea
Joan Grissing
Joan Kadis
Jaye Kain
Carol Kaplan
Nancy Karp
Kathy Kiehl
Michael Lee
Gloria Kitto Lewis
Rita Malone
Daria Massimilla
Beth McNally
Kathy Rich
Pat Rideout
Jill Ross
Ellen Sapper
Andrew Schneider
Pam Tabbaa
Kirsten Williams

National Council

Rachel Bendit, Co-Chair
Ann Arbor

Bruce Tuchman, Co-Chair
New York

Wynton MarsalisHonorary Co-Chair
New York

Andrew Bernstein
New York

Maurice Binkow
Ann Arbor

Kenneth A. and Noreen Buckfire
New York

Kathleen Charla
San Diego

Peter Cummings
Detroit

Jacqueline Davis
New York

Marylene Delbourg–Delphis
Menlo Park and Pebble Beach

Sophie Delphis
New York

Janet Eilber
New York

Barbara G. Fleischman
New York

Maxine Frankel
Bloomfield Hills

Katherine Hein
Boston

Patti Kenner
New York

Wallis Klein
La Jolla and Charlevoix

Jerry and Dale Kolins
Escondido

David Leichtman and Laura McGinn
New York

Chrislan Fuller Manuel
Ann Arbor

Bridget M. McCormack and Steven P. Croley
Ann Arbor

Jordan Morgan
Ann Arbor

Caroline Nussbaum
New York

Jay Ptashek and Karen Elizaga
New York

James Read
Stamford

Peter Schweitzer
Ann Arbor and Arizona

James and Nancy Stanley
Ann Arbor

Louise Taylor
Ann Arbor

Christian Vesper
New York

Eileen Weiser
Ann Arbor

Clayton and Ann Wilhite
Ann Arbor

Valerie Wilpon
New York

Diane Zola
New York

Tim Petersen
Ann Arbor
Ex-Officio

 

 

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